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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, March 11, 2013 at 09:14:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 11, 2013 at 09:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 35' South, Longitude: 37° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.58 meters/second, 1614.9 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 872.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.0"1003.37 miwest0° 11' 47.4"13.50 minorth1003.50 mi
24 hours11° 36' 45.4"802.95 mieast4° 40' 05.8"320.75 minorth864.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NairobiMon 12:14 PM46 km29 miles25 nmNorthwest NW
NakuruMon 12:14 PM182 km113 miles98 nmNorthwest NW
ArushaMon 12:14 PM206 km128 miles111 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GarissaMon 12:14 PM307 km191 miles166 nmEast-northeast ENE
MombasaMon 12:14 PM395 km245 miles213 nmSoutheast SE
MbaleMon 12:14 PM439 km273 miles237 nmNorthwest NW
MwanzaMon 12:14 PM480 km298 miles259 nmWest-southwest WSW
DodomaMon 12:14 PM531 km330 miles287 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KampalaMon 12:14 PM546 km339 miles295 nmWest-northwest WNW
EntebbeMon 12:14 PM548 km341 miles296 nmWest-northwest WNW

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